Check in with the old you to see how much you’ve changed.
Home for the holidays, and resisting control.
Where do you go to feel safe?
Procrastination, a first breakup, and blackout poetry.
Netflix’s new series premieres today. Plus: Beyoncé memes, and more.
Give yourself a pat on the back.
Poetry by Rookie readers, for Rookie readers.
Isolation, letting go of Easter, and getting inside a feeling.
Get inspired by your favorite internet-famous animal.
What mysteries will it yield?
August’s theme is DESIRE. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!